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Former Trinity House Buoy Shed

A Grade II Listed Building in Drypool, City of Kingston upon Hull

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.744 / 53°44'38"N

Longitude: -0.3281 / 0°19'41"W

OS Eastings: 510359

OS Northings: 428812

OS Grid: TA103288

Mapcode National: GBR GQP.B8

Mapcode Global: WHGFR.X5Y3

Entry Name: Former Trinity House Buoy Shed

Listing Date: 21 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197668

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387817

Location: Kingston upon Hull, HU9

County: City of Kingston upon Hull

Electoral Ward/Division: Drypool

Built-Up Area: Kingston upon Hull

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hull, Drypool St Columba

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

This List entry was subject to a Minor Enhancement on 30/03/2017


TA 1028 NW,
680-1/23/372

KINGSTON UPON HULL,
TOWER STREET (East side),
Former Trinity House Buoy Shed

GV

II

Former buoy shed, now a workshop. Designed by David Christie, 1901,
with late C20 alterations.
Brick with ashlar, terracotta and concrete
dressings and slate and corrugated iron roofs. Plinth, string
course, coped parapet. Bays are defined by pilasters with
relief panels at their heads, which rise above the parapet to
form coped pedestals. 2 storeys; 5 plus 1 bays.
River front has 3 projecting bays with dentillated cornices
and ashlar and terracotta dressings. Blank central bay has a
large square relief plaque dated 1901. On either side, smaller
blank bays, then larger projecting bays with 2 square iron
glazing bar windows with shaped surrounds. Below,
elliptical-arched cart entrances with voussoirs and keystones.
Left entrance has a pair of doors. Right entrance has brick
infill with 2 tall windows. To right again, a lower
single-storey building with blue brick bands flanking an
elliptical-arched cart entrance with brick surround and
keystone.
Similar rear elevation has ashlar and concrete dressings.
Projecting bays have each 2 square windows and below, a
segment-arched recess with voussoirs and keystone. Central
recess has a roller shutter and outer recesses have 2 tall
glazing bar windows. To left, single-storey building has an
elliptical-arched cart opening with a pair of doors.
North return has a smaller recessed central bay with a
round-arched doorway and above it, a plaque and a pole with a
weather vane. On either side, projecting bays with dentillated
cornices. Each has 2 square windows and right bay has, below,
an elliptical-arched cart entrance. Hull Trinity House was
responsible for buoying and navigation in the Humber from the
mid C15.


Listing NGR: TA1035928812

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